ABOUT Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality

The Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality was formed in 2001 and is located in the Eastern Cape province, on the shores of Algoa Bay. The Municipality is one of the eight South African Metropolitan municipalities.

The Municipality covers Port Elizabeth, as well as neighbouring towns Despatch and Uitenhage and surrounding rural area.


Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality Learnerships combine structured learning and workplace experience, which upon successful completion of the programme leads to a National Qualifications Framework (NQF) registered qualification.

A tri-partite agreement is signed between the learner, employer and training provider.


  • South African citizen
  • Completed Matric
  • Reside within the Eastern Cape

*Other eligibility requirements may be applicable depending on the selected learnership programme.


Interested candidates should follow the directions below when applying:

Please include the following documents in your application pack:

  • Cover page stating which learnerships you are interested in
  • South African Identity Document (certified copy)
  • Detailed Curriculum Vitae
  • Matric certificate (certified copy)

Applications must be delivered: Skills Development Administration Clerk, 9th Floor, Fidelity House, Govan Mbeki Avenue (next to City Treasurer).

Once your application has been received by the HR Transformation Services office, you will be registered on the NMBM database and they will be in contact with you when suitable positions become available.


Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality: Skills Development
Liezel Rankwana / Joyce Marwana
Tel: 041 506 2885 / 041 506 3413
Email: [email protected]